This is the January 30, 2013 news archive. View today's AL East rumors and news.
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The latest steroid-tainted twist in the Alex Rodriguez saga has only added to the perception that the Yankees - old, injury-prone and now strapped by a self-imposed salary cap - are headed down a dark alley toward a very uncertain future.
Mark Teixeira makes one-night-only appearance in ‘Rock of Ages’ on BroadwayUpdated Jan 30 Share TweetHere's a lighter story for fans of the New York Yankees to digest in the wake of the Alex Rodriguez news from the past 48 hours. Since 1980 - when he was born, of course - all Mark Teixeira has wanted to do - aside from destroy fastballs - is rockSource: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Yankees are considering the veteran free agent Travis Hafner as a possible left-handed designated hitter, according to a person familiar with the team's planning.Share TweetTORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to terms with infielder Andy LaRoche on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
Beachy on track despite 'trying' rehab workUpdated Jan 30 Share TweetThere has been a void in Brandon Beachy's life since he blew out his right elbow while pitching against the Orioles on June 16. With one painful pitch, Beachy went from being on top of the world to being just another of the countless pitchers who have b…Source: MLB.com
Kalish's shoulder surgery successfulUpdated Jan 30 Share TweetThe Red Sox announced Tuesday that Ryan Kalish's right-shoulder surgery was successful. The surgery was performed in L.A. earlier in the day.Source: MLB.comShare TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey said the pictures and literature couldn't have prepared him for the young boy who approached him last week on one of the squalid streets of Mumbai's red-light district.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetNew York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will not play for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, his agent confirmed.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetSAN DIEGO (AP) -- Freddy Garcia and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.Source: CNNSI.com
If MLB is going to clean up its sport, the government has to go after Anthony Bosch, his clinic and his 'patients' -- includingUpdated Jan 30 Share TweetYou may be one of those, like Lance Armstrong’s enablers, who fall back now on the defense that Everybody Was Doing It. But if you believe these guys are cheats, if you are one who believes that what the juicers have done is a form of athletic fraud, thSource: nydailynews.com
Mint Condition: How Is Topps Impacted By A-Rod?Jan 30Topps VP of Sports Mark Sapir joins Michele Steele to discuss the launch of Topps Series 1 Baseball and the impact of PED allegations on Alex Rodriguez Topps products.
Alex Rodriguez Denies AllegationsJan 30Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether they believe Alex Rodriguez's denial of his involvement with Anthony Bosch.
Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super BowlJan 30Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
Sources -- Memphis Grizzlies agree in principle to trade Rudy Gay to Toron…Jan 30The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a trade that will send leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Raptors, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
Don Banks: Homegrown or imported, 49ers are loaded with blue-chip talentJan 30NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching subplot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almos…